Oct 29, 2013 11:00am PDT
quote defender of the nsa broken ranks with the agency and now calling for a full review of all of their surveillance programs. she quote, totally opposed to spying on u.s. allies and adds congress has not been kept in the loop. feinstein's counterpart, republican susan collins agrees in a statement she says, she notes there's no justification for collecting intel on leaders of our closest allies and said she will meet with the german ambassador tonight to say she is opposed to the phone tapping. we begin with capitol hill correspondent kelly o'donnell. the hearing is in a break but
Oct 29, 2013 2:00pm EDT
nsa and other top intelligence officials testifying at the hearing after it was revealed world leaders including angela merkel were being spied on. does the nsa need to be reigned in? you can join our conversation at twitter. i started part-time, now i'm a manager.n. my employer matches my charitable giving. really. i get bonuses even working part-time. where i work, over 400 people are promoted every day. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. why would i take one pepcid® when i could take tums® throughout the day when my heartburn comes back? 'cause you only have to take one... [ male announcer ] don't be like the burns. just one pepcid® complete works fast and lasts. ♪ [ male announcer ] 1.21 gigawatts. today, that's easy. ge is revolutionizing power. supercharging turbines with advanced hardware and innovative software. using data predictively to help power entire cities.
Oct 28, 2013 2:00pm EDT
today, this one in a spanish paper el mundo, the nsa tracked over 60 million calls in spain in one month. documents provided by nsa leaker edward snowden. the spanish government summoned the american ambassador asking for an explanation. >>> this weekend, thousands of protesters marched on capitol hill demanding an end to the government surveillance program at home and abroad. many carried signs praising snowden and thanking him for blowing wistle on the nsa by leaking classified documents. this comes as international outrage builds over the broad scope of the nsa's data gathering over years. european leaders continue to put pressure on the country to for a new spying deal on allies. chefon, thank you so much for your time. >> thank you. >> let's explain why it is some officials have explained perhaps why the president would not know about this for five years. >> as it was explained to us, this type of surveillance is the type of program or decision that would be executed at the level of the national security agency and the way the protocols are set up at this point, that's sort of
Oct 31, 2013 2:00pm EDT
to questions over the nsa and of course the latest over the health care rollout. what's interesting, though, if you look at how the nation is viewing health care specifically, that hasn't changed all that much, tamron. our poll shows that 37% see the law as a good idea versus 47% who see it as a bad idea. that is down slightly from the 38% who saw it as a good idea and 43% who saw it as a bad idea in the previous poll. now, i think the administration has time to turn some of the president's approval rating numbers around. that's going to depend on this website working by the end of november, as the administration has promised. and also, calming public concerns. some of the issues brought up recently relate to security, as it relates to this website. today white house press secretary jay carney reiterating the administration's line that they believe this website is a secure location despite the fact that some republicans have questioned that. >> also, senate republicans today blocked the president's nominee to head the federal housing finance agency, which oversees fannie mae, freddi